Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Mollusca > Class Bivalvia > Subclass Heterodonta > Infraclass Euheterodonta > Order Veneroida > Superfamily Tellinoidea > Family Tellinidae > Subfamily Tellininae > Genus Tellina

Tellina planata Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

TellinaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name
Angulus Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 synonym
Eurytellina P. Fischer, 1887 synonym
Fabulina Gray, 1851 synonym
Nitidotellina Scarlato, 1961 synonym
Omala Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Peronaea Poli, 1791 synonym
Quadrans Bertin, 1878 synonym
Serratina Pallary, 1920 synonym
Tellina (Angulus) Megerle von Mühlfeld, 1811 synonym
Tellina (Eurytellina) P. Fischer, 1887 synonym
Tellina (Fabulina) Gray, 1851 synonym
Tellina (Nitidotellina) Scarlato, 1961 synonym
Tellina (Omala) Schumacher, 1817 synonym
Tellina (Peronaea) Poli, 1791 synonym
Tellina (Quadrans) Bertin, 1878 synonym
Tellina (Serratina) Pallary, 1920 synonym

Species group names

Angulus planatus (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym
Peronaea planata (Linnaeus, 1758) synonym; alternate representation
Tellina (Peronaea) planata Linnaeus, 1758 synonym; alternate representation
Tellina complanata Gmelin, 1791 synonym
Tellina ovalis Requien, 1848 synonym
Tellina planata var. antilla de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Tellina planata var. apina de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Tellina planata var. pallida Pallary, 1900 synonym
Tellina planata var. parita de Gregorio, 1885 synonym
Tellina planata var. petraliensis de Gregorio, 1885 synonym

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: telina e madhe sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Greek: Τελλίνα


original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Gofas, S.; Le Renard, J.; Bouchet, P. (2001). Mollusca, in: Costello, M.J. et al. (Ed.) (2001). European register of marine species: a check-list of the marine species in Europe and a bibliography of guides to their identification. Collection Patrimoines Naturels, 50: pp. 180-213

additional source

Ardovini, R.; Cossignani, T. (2004). West African seashells (including Azores, Madeira and Canary Is.) = Conchiglie dell'Africa Occidentale (incluse Azzorre, Madeira e Canarie). English-Italian edition. L'Informatore Piceno: Ancona, Italy. ISBN 88-86070-11-X. 319 pp.

additional source

Zamouri-Langar, N.; Chouba, L.; Ajjabi Chebil, L.; Mrabet, R.; El Abed, A. (2011). Les coquillages bivalves des côtes tunisiennes. Institut National des Sciences et Technologies de la Mer: Salammbô. ISBN 978-9938-9512-0-2. 128 pp.





External Links

USNM Invertebrate Zoology Mollusca Collection
Biodiversity Heritage Library (194 publications)


Gofas, S.; Bouchet, P.; Rosenberg, G. (2014). Tellina planata Linnaeus, 1758. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2014) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:141590




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